700 Millennium Boulevard
Greenville, SC 29607
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School serves 1,036 students in grades 6-8.
Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School's student population of 1,036 students has grown by 56% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 51% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,036 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#459 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
35%
34%
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White
50%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,036 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 30%)

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